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About Villa Rosa Ristorante

The Villa Rosa opened its doors in May of 1996 in our same original location, right here at 795 Westminster Avenue West. We have built our reputation over the years by offering consistently great food & an extensive local and Italian wine list, that truly compliments our menu and makes for a unforgettable experience. We look forward to you dining with us!! CIN CIN

Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Sicilian

Hours of Operation:

Dinner:
OPEN 7 days a week at 5:00pm - April - November

Cross Street:
Power St.

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
CAN$30 and under

Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(250) 490-9595

Website:
http://www.thevillarosa.com/

Parking Details:
Private Parking lot for Villa Rosa Diners. Access on the West Side of the building off Power Street. Handicapped parking right off access.

Private Party Facilities:
We are able to:


* Accommodate parties from the size of 1 - 100 people.


* Do private luncheons or take out lunch if there are 20 or more guests.


* Put together custom menus for any size group.

Private Party Contact:
Tyler: (250) 490-9595

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Villa Rosa Ristorante Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
Food

4.6

Service

4.6

Ambience

4.4

Value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Anniversaries (37)
Special Occasion (31)
Romance (30)
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Authentic (29)
Good for a Date (29)
Good for Birthdays (28)
Outdoor Eating (24)
Neighbourhood Gem (19)
Quiet Conversation (18)
Group Bookings (17)
Creative Cuisine (15)
Notable Wine List (15)
Worth the Drive (15)
Cozy (15)
Casual (14)
Fit for Foodies (14)
Comfort Food (10)
Business Meals (8)
Fun (8)
Gluten-Free Options (6)
Local Ingredients (5)
Hot Spot (4)
Paleo-Friendly (4)
Pre/post-theatre (4)
Late-Night Find (3)
Lunch (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
People Watching (2)
Spicy (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Brunch (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Seasonal (1)
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Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined 4 days ago

The food and the service here is always consistent. Very good.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
Food4
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined 4 days ago

First host was limiting but the followup experienced host made it very accommodating . Energy was inviting and ambiance was generous .

Tags: Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Spicy, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Fun, Late-night Find, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Cozy, Business Meals, Great for Outdoor Dining
Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined 5 days ago

Excellent food and the overall mood was romantic and quiet...would definitely recommend

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Special Occasion, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on October 9, 2017

We were on a mini-vacation from out of town and came in for a celebratory meal after my Husband ran a marathon the day before. We were SO impressed with the wonderful, kind, service we and our toddler received. Above and beyond! The food was divine and authentic, the wine was fantastic and we were treated like we were the only ones in the room. I have been dreaming of the pasta I had, ever since. I guess I will have to buy the cookbook and try to recreate the meal, until we can get back there again. Our meal and experience were memorable and very positive! We will be back!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Romantic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Excellent food. Excellent service. If I lived in Penticton I would come here often!

Food5
Ambience4
Service4
Value5

 
·Dined on October 3, 2017

For a busy place, great service. Wonderful food. Personally recommend the spaghetti. Meatballs are huge and there are three, so weigh that option carefully

Tags: Worth the Drive
Food5
Ambience5
Service4
Value4

 
·Dined on October 3, 2017

It was our Anniversary and we wanted to have a romantic dinner for two in a nice ambiance. Qilla Rosa filled my expectations. It was a nice touch they offered a complementary glass of sparkling wine for the occassion.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Casual
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on October 1, 2017

The service and the food was excellent. The desserts are made in house (except one) and were well presented and delicious. The tiramasu was one of the best we have had.

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion, Gluten Free Options
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on September 29, 2017

We had an amazing evening made better by our server Susy. Food was fabulous and reasonable for the quality. Definitely a GREAT restaurant. Make reservations..

Tags: Fun, Neighborhood Gem, People Watching
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on September 28, 2017

The food was awesome and the staff was very friendly and accommodating. We would definitely return when visiting Penticton

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options
Food3
Ambience4
Service5
Value3

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 27, 2017

Lovely server and welcoming host. Old school Italian in a very comfortable setting.
We will return.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Authentic, Casual
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Superb service and excellent homemade food. We were visiting from out of town and were delighted with this gem of a restaurant. Will definitely return on our next visit to Penticton.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on September 21, 2017

The food was fresh and delicious. ...very authentic. The service was excellent with a personal touch. The reservation system worked very well with our larger group. It was an overall joyous experience.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Authentic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on September 21, 2017

We enjoyed a very rememberable wedding anniversary. The staff was great as well as the meal.

Food3
Ambience3
Service1
Value3

vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 15, 2017

The restaurant is centrally located, near several hotels, the sports arena, and casino. It has a vine covered outdoor patio for dining in addition to the restaurant. A good wine selection with some reasonably priced bottles, both local and international. Food dishes (bread with oil, grilled cheese in tomato sauce, fusilli with a mushroom sauce, veal scallopine) were mostly bland and overdone. Server was extremely OVER-attentive, returning to ask if we were ready to order several times, telling us how to read the pricing for the wine (by glass, carafe, bottle) by pointing out each area on the menu., etc. Our conversation was interrupted several times while the server "checked on us", "how was our food?", etc. We had ordered a bottle of wine but decided not to finish the remaining third at the restaurant nor have dessert (mostly due to the constant interruptions) , so we requested that the bottle be re-corked and placed in a paper bag. The server asked "if we were walking?"; when I indicated that I (a mature 65 year old female with an impeccable driving record) was driving after less than a glass of wine during 2 hours of eating, she appeared horrified and held the bottle against her chest, almost unwilling to give it to us, even though I said we were going to place it in the car trunk. Both of us were absolutely amazed at this overly familiar, rude "mothering" style of service. Neither of us were intoxicated, loud nor disturbing of the other restaurant patrons.......but we were certainly insulted! Based on the bland food, overly concerned /attentive service, we won't be returning for another "fine dining" experience.

Tags: Comfort Food
Food4
Ambience5
Service4
Value5

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 13, 2017

Great staff, great food and great ambience. Staff were very knowledgeable of the menu and had great advice. Restaurant decor is like it was set in Italy itself.

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 13, 2017

Always enjoy a visit to Villa Rosa for a special occasion when in Penticton. We know the food will be good, the service attentive and the patio pleasant. Thanks, Tyler and Villa Rosa!

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Gluten Free Options, Special Occasion
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value3

 
·Dined on September 11, 2017

Food great, service was excellent, tremendous wine and wine list comfortable surroundings

Tags: Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Portland)·Dined on September 11, 2017

A great place to dine. The food is excellent as was our server.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun, Good for Groups
Food5
Ambience4
Service3
Value4

 
·Dined on September 8, 2017

Overall a great dining experience with a small exception. My partner found a hair draped across his side plate which we just brushed it off as "it can happen not a big deal". Then when we got our water refilled he took a sip to get yet another hair but this time in his mouth which kind of grossed him out. As I took a bite of my main course I bit into something hard which, after examination turned out to be a small piece of plastic. We were to full to finish our meals so we got it packed up to go and when we got home and ate it the next day I was eating a roast potato and bit into something hard, this time it was a small stone perhaps from improperly washed potatoes.? Our waitress kept saying that it could have been a customers hair( which I understand ) but twice? I don't know if they were short staffed or just super busy but service was slow and had to flag someone down for more water a couple times. Despite all that we will definitely go back on our next visit as like I mentioned the food was really, really good! Perhaps an offering of a complimentary dessert or some kind of gesture would have been nice. Doug

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Casual
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on September 6, 2017

Simple great food! Great service! Great menu we love it!

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Business Meals, Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on September 5, 2017

Awesome food and service
Welcomed us with a complimentary glass of champain for our anniversary!

Tags: Casual, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Consistent as always. it is the consistency that keeps us going back. No surprises, just a solid menu well delivered. The staff are considerate and efficient. Having bread included with the meal is a bonus, and even more so that it is replenished! A good meal yet again.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Romantic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 3, 2017

The food and atmosphere at Villa Rosa was fabulous. Very enjoyable evening!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on September 3, 2017

What a delightful place to celebrate my birthday. The food was delicious and the service was excellent. Added to a wonderful day.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Seattle)·Dined on September 2, 2017

It was wonderful. The food was incredible and Susie made it absolutely wonderful. We were celebrating our engagement and a birthday. The complimentary Prosecco was a delightful surprise making it very special. Loved the ambience and all. Best special dinner ever.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on September 1, 2017

We had excellent service with a knowledgeable server

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Romantic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 31, 2017

Authentic atmosphere that transports you to Italy. A very gracious host who gives very personal attention to his guests. And some of the tastiest Italian dishes I've had the pleasure of enjoying.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 31, 2017

The food and service was great! Very pleasantly surprised to find this jem in penticton.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on August 29, 2017

We were recommended to come by our daughter as she was in the week before and she knew her dad would like the lamb. She was right he was very impressed. Owner came over and spoke which we find awesome when owners do that. Very personable. Definitely would highly recommend and we would come back next time we came to town. Service by all was top notch.

Tags: Comfort Food, Paleo Friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Romantic, Gluten Free Options, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive
Food5
Ambience4
Service3
Value4

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Very much enjoyed the food and the ambiance. The staff were very friendly and the food was amazing. I would definitely go there again if given the opportunity. I even bought their cookbook which says something to the quality of the food and the flavor. Very Good!!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Special Occasion
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 27, 2017

One of the best restaurant I have ever been to. This is a real gem. Owner checks on all the tables. Service is impeccable. Food is fresh and delicious.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Worth the Drive, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Good for Birthdays
Food5
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 27, 2017

We went for our Anniversary dinner and it was awesome, food was outstanding. Service and ambience were great.

Food4
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 27, 2017

This was the third time I have been, as always the food was awesome.

Tags: Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on August 25, 2017

Host was very welcoming and waitress was superb. Thank you Penticton.
- from Team USA

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem
Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
·Dined on August 24, 2017

Our meal was very good, could have a little more seafood in pasta dish. Service was good.

Tags: Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on August 24, 2017

We have been celebrating our Anniversary at the Villa Rosa for over ten years!! Amazing food and service! We look forward to it every year❤️

Tags: Tasting Menu, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on August 21, 2017

Attended from Kelowna with friends from Alberta to celebrate wife's birthday.
Everything from the greeting when we arrived, the service, the exceptional food and goodbyes on leaving were tremendous. Very relaxing. Will be going back soon even though we have to drive from Kelowna.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
Food2
Ambience1
Service2
Value3

 
 (Vancouver)·Dined on August 17, 2017

Wouldn't recommend the patio - noisy cars, trucks and motorcycles.
Manager (?) on that night didn't possess the professionalism expected in this type of restaurant. Why ask about how things were going and not do our server a favor by removing the empty plates on our table?
Food was just OK - nothing memorable about anything our group ordered.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
Food5
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
·Dined on August 14, 2017

Delicious abd delightful, highly recommend. Vast wine list too

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